The Princeton University Department of Anthropology, which offers both an undergraduate major and a Ph.D. program, takes an interpretive approach to contemporary realities and to the social worlds that people create and inhabit. We are interested in the comparative study of cultures, their interplay and relation to the past. Read full overview»
Lawrence Rosen, Professor of Anthropology, was awarded the Royal Anthropological Institute's J. B. Donne Essay Prize for his essay "Choice and Chaos: The Meaning of an Islamic Art Form." The prize is awarded biannually by the Institute for the best work on art and anthropology.
with the reading of their senior thesis titles, recognition of certificates of proficiency earned, and announcement of departmental honors and prizes awarded.
Departmental Honors in Anthropology 2016
Helena Hengelbrok, Varshini Narayanan, Scot Tasker
Colleen Baker, Wesley Cornwell, Amalya Megerman
Kujegi Camara, Kelsey Kane-Ritsch, Anna Menke
Independent Concentration in Technological Development
Angelo Campus (advised by Carolyn Rouse in Anthropology) – High Honors
Senior Thesis Prize in Anthropology
Helena Hengelbrok ‘16, co-winner (right)
Varshini Narayanan ‘16, co-winner (left)
Class of 2016 anthropology majors awarded university prizes
* Kujegi Camara, Office of Religious Life, Kenneth Christopher Harris '65 Memorial Award
* Wesley Cornwell, Louis Sudler Prize in the Arts
* Naimah Hakim, Spirit of Princeton Award
* Helena Hengelbrok, Stanley J. Stein Senior Thesis Prize in Latin American Studies; GHP Senior Thesis Prize honorable mention
* Kelsey Kane-Ritsch, André Maman Senior Thesis Prize
* Hema Lochan, Office of Religious Life, Kenneth Christopher Harris '65 Memorial Award
* Amalya Megerman, Herbert L. Lucas Award in Visual Arts
* Anna Menke, Peter W. Stroh ’51 Environmental Senior Thesis Prize
* Varshini Narayanan, Phi Beta Kappa & Beinecke Fellowship (in 2015) for postgraduate study
* Marisa Remez, Francis LeMoyne Page, Class of 1922, Prize for Outstanding Achievement in the Creative Arts
Carlos D. Sotelo's ’17 final project for Prof. Sherouse’s "Technologies of Communicaton" (ANT 356) course.
Friday, May 27 Aaron Burr Hall 3-5 PM
Saturday, April 2, 3:00-3:50pm
Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri is an Indian-Canadian-British director, photographer, and digital artist. Known for her award-winning films and photos, and her work with celebrities, fashion magazines and ad campaigns, David Bowie was the mentor who launched her careers as both photographer and director, commissioning her first celebrity portrait for his album cover "Heathen" while she was a student at Princeton, and a dozen years later, commissioning her to direct her first major music video, for his favorite song "Valentine's Day" on his chart-topping album "The Next Day." Shinjini Das of the Huffington Post reports, "Indrani is internationally recognized for her extensive work on social causes and her video and stills campaigns."
See Indrani Pal-Cahudhuri's portfolio here.
See the full schedule of presenters and more information about REACH 2016 here.